IDAHOT Placemats

  We all know the problem: Flyers, pamphlets or posters are often ignored or thrown away before even being read. In Geneva however, activists have come up with a fantastic idea on how to make sure people will have a second...

Freezing Action

As a form of flash mob or street action, 'freezing' actions have been a powerful tool to raise awareness. Many causes and organisations have used this action to address various issues. Thereby, the ways of conducting the freeze action can...

Humanizing Your Cause

In today’s world of advertising blitz, glamorous promotions, and creative social media campaigns, we are constantly bombarded with brands, causes, images, taglines, hashtags, etc., all of them competing for our attention, money, and support. However, how does one choose which...

“Do Queer Votes Count?”

Under this theme, the Icelandic organisation Samtökin '78 used the occasion of IDAHOT 2014 to question the candidates for the upcoming elections about their stands on LGBTIQ issues & Human Rights. Therefore, they had organised a panel discussion with the...

Express yourself(ie)

Expressing ourselves is at the heart of every campaign. Our expressions is what makes us visible, what makes us liked or disliked, what brings us enemies and allies. Expressions come in many forms, and each campaigner will be faced with...

Say it with Flowers

How do you interact with people who come to your exhibition, or who watch your flashmob, or who just pass by your protest action? Handing out leaflets and pamphlets is fine, but it's not always the most engaging way. There...

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